Hello, 1nebody Family,
We thank God for another month that is about to come to a close. He has indeed been faithful. As we come to the end of the month of May, I pray that the Lord will bring to our recollection, every forgotten dream he placed in our hearts. He will give us the will and resources to do what he has called us to this year, in Jesus name, Amen.
The ministry of attitude, what do you think I am speaking of here? We will be taking our bible reference for today’s meditation from 2 Corinthians 3:13-14 NIV “We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. But their minds were made dull, for to this day the same veil remains when the old covenant is read. It has not been removed, because only in Christ is it taken away.”
As a believer, do you hide your true relationship with God when you are around a certain group of people or do you let your godly attitudes and personality shine through? I speak for myself when I say that I have noticed that most believers try to shy away from their identity in Christ when they are in the so called “wordly” settings. They don’t want people to see their devoted side. Why is that? Is it because of the fear of being tagged Pastor, Pastor Mrs, or uncool? Being laughed at or picked on in a gathering? Or just simply avoiding confrontation?
Like Moses, some of us believers have our faith tightly covered up. But this only means people don’t get to witness the Power and Glory of God in us. For we are ambassadors of Christ (2 Cor 5:20). The Cambridge Dictionary defines an ambassador as an important official who works in a foreign country representing his or her own country there. We should represent God excellently at all times, not only when we are in church or the company of other believers. What benefit is it when you only unveil your godly identity to other believers? Let your light so shine, the bible says, that through your faith and devotion to God, non-believers may find their salvation in Christ and give Glory to your Father.
What effect did this simple act from Moses have on the Israelites? Their minds were made dull. They never got the privilege of experiencing the Glory of God first hand. There is an indescribable power in experiencing something for yourself. Witnessing things so great that it moves you, it changes your life forever. Some things cannot just be explained. The Isralites could not have caught a glimpse of God’s Glory through Moses and not be transformed. The way you act and live your life as a child of God is a standalone ministry that God wants to use to reconcile non-believers to the Kingdom of God.
So, how is your ministry of attitude? You should spread the good news not only through your words, but let your expressions, demeanour, silence, and your whole being reveal the one true King, our Lord Jesus Christ, day in, day out. Let your devotion take centre stage in the strangest of places. In places where you are the odd one, where the power of God can find full expression in the lives of non-believers. May the Holy Spirit helps us, in Jesus name,Amen.